Vicky Thompson is the president and CEO of Valuation Management Group, LLC (VMG). She holds over 35 years of valuable professional expertise within the mortgage and appraisal industries, as a certified real estate appraiser since 1994. Since its inception in 2006, Valuation Management Group continues to grow, but remains steadfast by taking the appraisal process from ordinary to extraordinary while ensuring both appraiser independence and the delivery of quality appraisals.
In 2012, VMG was ranked 29th by Inc. magazine on its annual Inc. 500 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. In 2011, VMG was 22nd on the Inc. 500 list. VMG ranked third amongst Atlanta’s 50 fastest-growing private companies by the Atlanta Business Chronicle for its 2011 Annual Pacesetter Awards, and ranked 14th amongst fastest-growing companies in 2012. VMG was also honored by CobbWorks as a 2011 Outstanding Business of the Year. In 2010, VMG was recognized by the Cobb Chamber of Commerce as a Top 25 Small Business of the Year.
Vicky has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Atlanta Business Chronicle, Inc Magazine, and has acquired several article placements in Georgia Real Estate Magazines. She has been honored by the YWCA of Northwest Georgia as a “Woman of Achievement”. She is the past president of the Georgia Real Estate Fraud Prevention and Awareness Coalition. Additionally, she currently serves on the board of the YWCA of Northwest Georgia and is an active member of several industry organizations which include: Cobb Executive Women, Cobb Chamber of Commerce, American Business Women’s Association, YWCA Academy of Women Leaders, National Association of Professional Mortgage Women, Georgia Bankers Association, Georgia Mortgage Bankers Association, National Association of Appraisal Management Companies, Southeast Credit Union Real Estate Network, and an affiliate member of the Appraisal Institute. Vicky is also committed to involvement in the community. Valuation Management Group is a proud supporter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and won the Golden Sneaker Award for its fundraising efforts each year from 2010 to 2014 for the Walk to Cure Diabetes.